We are journeymen, you and I, and the master craftsman is life. We learn quickly sometimes, but more commonly we learn very slowly, and we travel far and near to grasp our trade. We all get sidetracked at times in our quest for meaning and perfection, but one way or another, through the assistance of kind strangers, the patience of therapists or healers or friends, and the prodding of those who may seem to be foes, we are brought back home to ourselves.
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Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. ―Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning